Endless River Adventures Celebrating 20 Years in Business

2013 marks the 20th year in business for Endless River Adventures (known to many as ERA).  For two decades, “the shop” at ERA has been the go-to place for quality kayak instruction, a gear store, rafting outfitter, fly-fishing headquarters, a…

Slalom into Creek Boating: the Principles Parallel

Kayak Slalom and Creek Boating: the Parallels When the recreational whitewater kayaker thinks about slalom, the first impression is that it is all about speed.  What wins a slalom competition is indeed the fastest time, but there is so much more…

Gauley Prep Work

There are always questions about how to prep for a new river.  Much of running a new river is the mental aspect.  But there are things you can do on the river as well.  ERA instructor Craig Parks summed up a good way to prepare in advance using…

I Ain’t Skerd to Kayak!!

that’s how we say it here in the south… the vision behind our I Ain’t Skerd program is differentiating between “fear” and “anxiety.” Fear is what keeps us from doing something that is way out of our ability, or just really stupid. Anxiety is…